Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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Ted Nugent: Cat Scratch Fever [Epic, 1977]
Nugent may well have turned into a cartoon, but I prefer cartoon carnivores to cartoon vegetarians. And speaking of cartoons, better the Kiss imitation of today than the Robin Trowers of yesteryear--Ted is no more sexist than Kiss, and he sings better. Ten fast, simple, stupid rock and roll songs for guitar and shout, six or seven of which would keep anyone under thirty-five awake for four or five minutes on the interstate, and from here things can only go downhill. B